Archive for ‘October, 2012’


News & Notes From Echo Park, Eagle Rock & Silver Lake

News & Notes From Echo Park, Eagle Rock & Silver Lake

City Council takes up four proposed tax hikes to avoid layoffs and cuts to services. L.A. Times Court date set for suspect in Echo Park killing and police chase. Patch Brush fire breaks out next to 134 Freeway in Eagle Rock. Patch Silver Lake sixth graders take second place in statewide solar video contest. KCET […]

‘Not exactly Cooperstown’ explores baseball fans’ love and irreverence for the sport

‘Not exactly Cooperstown’ explores baseball fans’ love and irreverence for the sport

“Not Exactly Cooperstown: An Unorthodox Look at America’s Most Orthodox Game” is a baseball documentary released in 2012 by Evzone Media & Experiential. It is produced and directed by Jon Leonoudakis. Credit: Evzone Media & Experiential “The People’s Baseball Hall of Fame” is how some describe The Baseball Reliquary’s Shrine of the Eternals, where inductees […]

Muse Costume Ball, Dos Dias de los Muertos, Cirque Acoustique, and a Pig Roast Pop-Up

Muse Costume Ball, Dos Dias de los Muertos, Cirque Acoustique, and a Pig Roast Pop-Up

Superstorms.  Full moons.  Santa Anas.  It’s the perfect time for the wall between the living and the dead to thin. Step cautiously.  Honor accordingly.  Drink wisely and well. One Last Halloween Ball Since ancient days, artists have looked to their muses for creative inspiration.    For the ultimate day-of Halloween party, you look to LACMA’s […]

Be Afraid

Be Afraid

Happy Halloween. Get scared but not too scared. Have fun. And if I come trick-or-treating at your house, please don’t give me any candy. Just admire my costume and send me home. (Scary guest photographer John Sandel says, “ooga-booga marriage.”) Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

ACONA to look at traffic, fire safety at Nov. 27 meeting

ACONA to look at traffic, fire safety at Nov. 27 meeting

The next meeting of ACONA (the Altadena Coalition of Neighborhood Associations) will be Tues., Nov. 27, from 7-8:30 PM. According to Elliot Gold of ACONA, the topics for the meeting include traffic issues in Altadena (with a guest from the California Highway Patrol), and fire safety. The meeting will be at the Altadena Main Library, […]

The Spot Gourmet’s Golden Turkey

The Spot Gourmet’s Golden Turkey

For every take out order placed from November 1st through December 1st, The Spot Gourmet, a Glendale caterer, will be donating $5 to the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. TSG has already pledged $1,000 (which will provide 4,000 meals) to their “Take Out Hunger” drive. For Thanksgiving, The Spot Gourmet offers a traditional menu as well […]

Llegos & Pop Art at Designer Con

Llegos & Pop Art at Designer Con

It’s art. It’s design. And there are toys. Collectible toys. Design apparel. Urban, underground, and pop art. Smashed all together. This Saturday, Designer Con. Llego creations. Art contest with $2 entry fee and prizes like custom Morphik bands. Cracking open blindboxed goodies. Carson Catlin will sacrifice a Munny to the gods of reticulation. Sr. Toast versus […]

Organist Daryl Robinson, SoCal Debut

Organist Daryl Robinson, SoCal Debut

Praised for his “innovative programming, impeccable technique, imaginative organ registrations, and unique depth of interpretative skill,” Daryl Robinson won the First Prize and the Audience Prize at the 2012 American Guild of Organists National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance (NYACOP). “We’ve always known that Daryl was a special talent,” said Betsy Cook Weber, director […]

Descanso Japanese Garden Fest

Descanso Japanese Garden Fest

Celebrate the Land of the Rising Sun. The Descanso Gardens celebrates all things Japanese this weekend with flower arranging, traditional cuisine, music, and Taiko drummers. Ikebana is the art of flower arranging, emphasizing creative expression, intention, minimalism, and focusing on stems and leaves to draw attention to shape, line, and form. The Sogetsu School of […]

Silver Lake nightclub loses dance and live music permits

Silver Lake nightclub loses dance and live music permits

Photo by milesgehem/flickr The holidays are going to be relatively quiet at Los Globos, one of Silver Lake’s largest nightclubs,  after police cancelled its dance and live music permits.  The Sunset Boulevard music and dance venue, which has drawn large crowds after it was taken over by night club owner Steve Edelson last year, will […]

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